SNAME NY Metropolitan Discusses Training Of Deck Officers At 'Past Chairman's Night' Session
The New York Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently opened its 1991/92 season at the Downtown Athletic Club in lower Manhattan. The new section chairman, Richard Gilmore, began his tenure by thanking outgoing chairman Bruce Rosenblatt for his work during the past season. In keeping with tradition, the opening meeting was designated Past Chairman's Night, and Richard Gilmore introduced the 18 former chairmen who were in attendance. The meeting's paper was presented by Capt. Richard Stewart of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), on the topic: "Training of Deck Officers in the 21st Century."